Watch For Inspiring Historical Aviation: Amelia
Hilary Swank stars as the famous female aviator Amelia Earhart, trying to become the first woman to circumnavigate the globe, and Richard Gere is the publicist that eventually becomes her husband. Ewan McGregor’s along for the flight as well.
Watch for the Space Madness: Pandorum
Dennis Quaid and Ben Foster are astronauts who wake up alone, disoriented and amnesiac on a massive spacecraft, with no idea what’s going on. There’s a mindbender for you.
Watch and Worry About Society’s End: Collapse
Innovative conspiracy watchdog Michael Ruppert, his accurate predictions about the economic crisis and his views on the end of the world are profiled in this doc. Agree with him or don’t, but there’s no denying he’s a fascinating man.
Watch The Goddesses of Comedy: Baby Mama
Tina Fey hires Amy Poehler to be the surrogate mother for her baby, and Steve Martin cameos as the childbirth guru. C’mon, you know this has to be funny.
Watch For Male Pregnancy Action:Junior
Arnold Schwarzenegger joins the motherhood craze as he field tests Danny DeVito’s new wonder drug that allows him to become pregnant. Glad to know it’s not a tumor.
Watch for Song, Dance and Tears: Moulin Rouge
More Ewan McGregor action, this time in a lush and exotic pop-song musical where he’s a sensitive artist who teaches hardened songstress Nicole Kidman about the meaning of love.
Watch for Academy Award Winners: Slumdog Millionaire
Last year’s Best Picture winner is Danny Boyle’s stirring story about a kid from a poverty stricken section of India who fights against all odds to find his way to love through a game show. You can’t not be touched by it all.
Watch Cultures Clash: Easy Virtue
Jessica Biel gets her vivacious groove on as a brassy American gal who marries into a stuffy British family that in no way approves of the aforementioned brass. Can she handle the mother-in-law of doom in Kristin Scott Thomas?
Watch To Feel Good:Happy Go Lucky
Last year’s surprise indie success tells the story of a relentlessly optimistic schoolteacher in London and her attempts to find love and happiness in her life. Sally Hawkins won the Golden Globe for Best Actress, too.
Watch to Strike A Blow Against Corruption: The Yes Men
The Fancast Movie of the Week documents the exploits of a pair of satirical protestors who manage to infiltrate the nefarious World Trade Organization. It’s got laughs, and it’s got a lot to say.
Watch Oscar Winners in the Old Days: Thunderbolt and Lightfoot
A young Jeff Bridges and a young Clint Eastwood team up to pull off some elaborate cons and a big-time heist. Two of the best actors we’ve ever had back in their prime – a prime that endures to this day.
Watch More Award-Winning Legends: Still of the Night
Perennial Oscar favorite Meryl Streep stars as the mysterious mistress of a murdered patient of Manhattan psychiatrist Roy Scheider. We don’t get to see Streep play up eroticism often, so enjoy it while it’s here.